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breaking news as we come on tonight. the national weather service warning of a particularly dangerous situation. bracing for several weather emergencies at this hour. 54 million americans across much of the east, the south, tornado alerts from texas to nebraska. pounding hail, shelters along the highway. and severe storms from philly into the northeast. also breaking tonight, the ship that sank carrying more than two dozen americans. tonight, the new discovery. we'll show it to you right here. the race for the white house. and at this hour, the voting across five states. the first clues already coming in tonight. can clinton and trump close the deal? new reporting on prince this evening. that last concert and the emergency landing right after. his condition during those moments. and the other bombshell in that case tonight. and made in america is back. the one thing replaced in times square.
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>> made in america! good evening. and the race for the white house in just a moment here. but we begin tonight with that rare warning from the national weather service at this hour. it is not often they warn of a particularly dangerous situation ahead, but tonight, they are telling many communities to shelter in place. the pictures coming in already. tornado watches stretching across hundreds of miles. the gathering clouds outside st. louis. the heavy rainmaking for a difficult commute already. and at the kansas city airport, large hail hammering the tarmac. to the map at this hour. the concern stretching all the way to the northeast. 54 million americans in the threat zone. but you can see right there in the red, the biggest threat tonight.karlinsky with the shelters on the ready, right along the highway. >> reporter: dangerous storms
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ominous skies in oklahoma, where conditions are quickly deteriorating. >> that's fixing to do something right there. >> reporter: the leading edge of the storms blew through parts of missouri with blinding hail, slowing traffic on highways and at the airport in kansas city. >> this is crazy hail. >> reporter: near oklahoma city, some schools canceling classes. residents warned to shelter in place. precautions were being made across kansas, too. they even have shelters right off the highway. this is a toll booth. there's two of them here. you just open this big steel door and down you go. they say there's room for about 15 people in these. at mcconnell air force base in kansas, more than a dozen military aircraft were flown out of state as a precaution, to keep them from being damaged. this auto dealership, 100 miles northwest of oklahoma city, spent the day lining up its cars bumper to bumper inside to protect them from the onslaught of hail. the most dangerous weather is expected to take aim at an approximately 100,000-square-mile area from
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with millions at risk, even highway billboards are warning people to take tonight's warnings very seriously. >> even the billboards with the warnings tonight. the national weather service telling families to take this seriously. neal karlinsky with us live. neal, the conditions right now getting miserable. >> reporter: really deteriorate deteriorating here, david. we just had to take cover in the last minutes. we have under a small overhang here. huge bolts of lightning behind us. you can see the hail behind me right here. that's why we had to move in. getting socked by it. people are trying to get their cars under cover, and themselves. and david this is just the beginning. a long and dangerous night ahead. >> neal karlinsky leading us off tonight. let's get right to meteorologist rob marciano. he and the team driving through the storm zone. the storm bringing heavy rain, but the real concern, as i mentioned, the tornado warnings with night fall now coming and rob is in oklahoma tonight. rob?
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oklahoma, the storms are about an hour from the i-35 corridor and things are really going to get nasty. we are under a pds watch. a particularly dangerous situation. tornado watch until midnight tonight. and it is huge. it stretches all the way down into texas, including dallas. the future radar shows the storm storms developing throughout the evening. all pushes to the east. tomorrow, less of a threat, but getting into highly populated areas. the storms that pop this evening, david, will last into dark hours, and that's when it really becomes dangerous. david? >> meteorologist rob marciano with us tonight. rob, our thanks to you, as well. in the meantime tonight, we turn to the race for the white house. crucial primaries for both parties tonight. the polls still open in these five states, hundreds of delegates at stake. donald trump, favored going into tonight and n the states we had polls for. ted cruz and john kasich, teaming up, trying to keep him from getting the magic number before the convention. though, tonight, stumbling when
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the new exit polls coming in already from the three largest primary states tonight, showing 69% of republican voters do not want a contested convention, saying whoever has the most votes should win the nomination. abc's tom llamas outside trump tower tonight. >> reporter: tonight, donald trump on the verge of an east coast takeover. >> who is going to vote for trump? >> reporter: his favorite vote wrangler out with a familiar message. >> hi, pennsylvania. >> hi, rhode island. >> hi, delaware, i'm ivanka trump. i want to remind you to vote in the republican primary for my father, donald j. trump. >> reporter: but as trump prepares to taste victory, he's now learning he will soon stand trial, accused of defrauding thousands of students out of millions of dollars at his now shuttered real estate school, trump university. >> at trump university, we teach success. that's what it's all about. success. it's going to happen to you. >> reporter: new york's attorney
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university a sham, saying he expects trump himself will be called as a witness this fall, right around election time. the bombshell comes as trump looks to widen his lead over senator ted cruz and governor john kasich, and crush their shaky new alliance. >> lyin ted announced that he cannot win by himself. he cannot do it. he's a joker. >> reporter: kasich agreed to pull out of indiana to help cruz, but he then confused matters by saying this about his indiana supporters. >> i've never told them not to vote for me, they ought to vote for me. >> reporter: when pressed, kasich's answer didn't clear things up. >> things are not so plain and simple. i don't tell my voters what to do. first of all, i don't have voters. there are people who live in indiana who will have to make a conclusion. >> reporter: trump tweeting "this jeek of a deal is falling apart." but cruz calling trump a whiner. >> what donald trump calls collusion is actually called coalition-building. and it is how you win.
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ammunition for hillary clinton. first, saying she doesn't look presidential and now, this -- >> the only thing she's got is the woman card. that's all she's got. and it is pandering. >> and tom llamas awaiting the results tonight. tom from trump tower in manhattan. trump with words aimed at bernie sanders, as well, tonight. >> reporter: that's right, david. trump saying the democrats aren't treating bernie sanders well, and that sanders should run as an independent. if he did that, he would take votes away from hillary clinton. tonight, jane sanders, bernie sanders' wife, dismissing that idea, safing sanders will not play the role of spoiler this year. david? >> tom llamas live in manhattan tonight. tom, great to have you. to the democrats, and now hillary clinton looking to win big tonight, trying to finally turn the corner for good. bernie sanders vowing to stay in the race, though, and here's what voters in the three biggest primary states are telling us tonight. when asked, who has the best chance of beating donald trump head to head, 66% of democrats
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more than double the amount for sanders. abc's david wright, from philadelphia tonight. >> i'm terrific, how are you today? >> reporter: tonight, hillary clinton is hoping to close out bernie sanders' challenge once and for all. >> this campaign, it's important that people not just give speeches and get everybody riled up, you need to ask them, what are you actually going to do? >> reporter: clinton says it's now time for sanders to close ranks, just as she did after the 2008 primaries. >> i did not put down conditions. i didn't say, "you know what, if senator obama does x, y and z, maybe i'll support him." >> morning! >> reporter: but today at philadelphia's iconic reading market -- >> what are you doing here? you're goning to get me into trouble. >> the next president right here. >> reporter: sanders said not so fast. we're in rocky balboa's hometown. any chance of a rocky moment? >> i think that if the voter turnout is high, we stand an
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pennsylvania, and some of the other states, as well. >> reporter: are you tired of being asked when you're going to quit? >> well, it's an absurd question. and people should listen. we're in this race until the last vote is cast. >> and david wright with us tonight. and david, what can you tell us about the clinton camp, they're feeling strong tonight? >> reporter: the clinton campaign is feeling strong, david. but there's no question that the sanders campaign may be in for a reality check. in fact, sanders' top aide now says that tomorrow they will take a good, hard look at the math, reassess where they stand and determine what they're strategies may be going forward. david? >> word of a possible meeting, top aides for bernie sanders tomorrow. david wright, thank you. next, to a bombshell after prince's sudden depth tonightath tonight. his sister revealing he died without a will. and we're learning about his condition after that concert in atlanta, that emergency landing. prince's net worth, by the way, estimated in the hundreds of millions.
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higher, with all of the unpublished music. he's said to have left behind. abc's eva pill african-americangrim with new reporting tonight. >> reporter: new details about that emergency landing in illinois, just after his final public concert. prince, unresponsive, his bodyguard carrying him off the plane to get medical attention. the medical records blacked out to ensure his privacy. this, as prince's sister today officially asking a judge to be appointed to handle her brother's estate. >> thank you for loving him, y'all. >> reporter: stating in court documents, i do not know of the existence of a will. according to minnesota law, that mean's prince's estate would be split between his sister and five surviving half siblings. they won't get the full value of his estate. they will have to pay $146 million in estate taxes.
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significant profit, as his music skyrockets up the charts once again, and there's that vault of never before heard music. >> you would never know, deangelo, patti labelle -- >> they would write together? >> go in the studio for hours and come out, go into the vault. >> reporter: david, fans still pouring by paisley park tonight, many hoping it will be turned into a museum, like graceland, honoring the superstar. david? >> eva, thank you. we do have breaking news this evening in the sinking of the cargo ship el faro last year, with more than two dozen americans onboard. the data recorder has been found at the bottom of the sea. here are some of the faces of the 33 crew members who died on that ship when it sailed into a hurricane. tonight, their families with new hope of finding out perhaps how and why that ship went down. abc's david kerley, who covers transfor transportation for us, is live in washington tonight. >> reporter: this discovery could solve the mystery of el
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it was like finding a basketball, three miles under the surface of the ocean, says the head of the ntsb. this is it, that data recorder. now, they have to recover its data and the voices possibly of the crew who were on the deck of the cargo ship, which sailed into a hurricane and sank back in october. the first mission to the sea floor found only parts of this cargo ship, but not that all-important data recorder, until early this morning. all 33 on the ship sailing from florida to puerto rico were lost. now, the ntsb could know by tomorrow whether or not the equipment on-site north of the bahamas tonight can actually recover this data recorder. david? >> and you'll stay on it. david kerley, thank you tonight. and from pike county, ohio, this even, there are new leading in the killing of eight members of one family, at four different locations. investigators following up now on more than 300 tips in what's being called a carefully planned operation. and tonight, the medical examiner revealing all by one of the victims was shot multiple times. one of them, sustaining nine
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we turn to texas this evening, and new trouble for one-time star quarterback johnny manziel. tonight, indicted on a misdemeanor charge for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. now facing the possibility of a year behind bars. his lawyer tonight saying manziel will plead not guilty. but it does come after manziel's own family has sounded the alarm about his health. abc's kayna whitworth in texas. >> reporter: johnny manziel, once a cover boy, tonight, has a mug shot in his future for that assault charge. his former girlfriend, colleen crowley, claiming an argument last january turned physical. in this affidavit, she alleges manziel struck her "with his open hand on my left ear," and she could not hear out of that ear. >> our defense is that we are not guilty. >> reporter: tonight, manziel's defense team claims crowley was inebriated and tried to live their argument and was unfit to drive.
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for her to be driven home. >> reporter: and that's the defense? >> well, that's what happened. >> reporter: we called crowley and her attorney and have not received comment. this is the latest setback for the man known as "johnny football." his substance abuse problems played out in public. he was cut from the cleveland browns and lost lucrative endorsements. his father saying he fears his son will die if he doesn't get help. his lawyer telling abc news he spoke with manziel ls night. >> well, he's just ready to face this and get this behind him. >> reporter: manziel has to turn himself in here in texas. he faces up to one year in jail and a $4,000 fine if convicted. david? >> kayna whitworth with us tonight. kayna, chuthank you. there is still much more ahead head on "world news tonight" this tuesday. the homeowner who shot a burglar. listen to this tonight. the burglar is trying to sue the homeowner, taking him to court. and we want your opinion on this one. also, take a look at this this evening. homes at risk of going over the
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families and retirees saying they were never warned about something underneath. so, who is responsible? and tonight, right here, we take you right down to new york's times square, the crossroads of the world, where something has been changed. replaced with something else made in america. any guesses? it takes a lot of work... to run this business. but i really love it. i'm on the move all day long... and sometimes, i just don't eat the way i should. so i drink boost to get the nutrition that i'm missing. boost complete nutritional drink has 26 essential vitamins and minerals, including calcium and vitamin d to support strong bones and 10 grams of proteinto help maintain muscle. all with a great taste. i don't plan on slowing down any time soon. stay strong. stay active with boost . thanks for doing this, dad. so i thought it might be time to talk about a financial strategy. you mean pay him back? so let's start talking about your long term goals. knowing your future is about more than just you.
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yes. >> reporter: a "denver post" investigation found that for two decades, gee jol yiss warned the city of colorado springs and developers about the danger of building homes in potential landslide zones. so far, at least 30 houses have damage, but thousands more may be at risk. the city says all building regulations were followed, but it is now reviewing whether those regulations need to be toughened. to know if your home is at risk, experts recommend getting yaur property evaluated. and getting extra insurance. most poll sills do not cover landslides. >> it's an act of god, and you can't blame anyone. >> reporter: clayton sandell, abc news, colorado springs. >> what a nightmare. clayton, thank you. when we come back here tonight, the prisoner spending almost 25 years behind bars, set free tonight. what it was that set him free. and the burglar, now suing
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finally tonight, made in america. and a hotel upgrade creating american jobs. right at the top, welcome to new york, it says, and right in times square, a big change tonight. the renaissance hotel, into the lobby, into the elevator, and we bump into two viewers, two tourists from massachusetts. you know what we're up to when we say made in america? >> absolutely. i watch your show all the time. >> reporter: before we get out of the elevator, their own pitch. their idea, another day. we get off and head for room 407. the newly designed rooms. the door to the balcony, that view. times square. but inside the room, inside the bathroom, a different view. look for the label. a change, creating american jobs. made in usa. where were the towels made before? by workers in the middle east, jordan.
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up in that hotel in times square and in hotels across america. and we went to georgia, technicians, the weavers. >> if it's from marriott, it came from georgia, and nine times out of ten, i helped produce it. >> reporter: 150 new jobs. 2.5 million new bath towels. 5 million new hand towels this year alone. no more expensive to make the towels here in america? >> not a penny more expensive. >> reporter: and in times square tonight -- you changed the towels out? >> i do. >> reporter: we asked cynthia, how long has she been working there? >> 24 years. >> reporter: 24 years. replacing those towels with three words in mind. >> made in america! >> hotel upgrade we'll take. and we'll see you back here tomorrow night.
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